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Monday , 17th December 2018

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ERW: Threats and Challenges
Source: Nepal Human Rights Yearbook 2009

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Period: January-December 2008
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 02/04/2009
Title: Report on Civilian Casualties of Victim-activated Explosions 2008

Summary

This annual report has been prepared on the basis of information gathered through INSEC Active Surveillance System to picture the effects of explosive devices (ED) on civilians in Nepal in January-December 2008. In 2008, INSEC Surveillance System identified 73 new casualties from 38 victim-activated explosions caused by mines, improvised explosive devices and other explosive devices. Of these, four people were killed and 69 were injured. The number of casualties decreased by 30% (73, down from 104 in 2007) and the number of incidents decreased by 10% (38, down from 42 in 2007). Despite the decrease in incidents related to armed conflict, the increase in incidents related to armed groups in Tarai has caused the incident numbers to remain consistent.

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Period: January- September 2008
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 30/12/2008
Title: Report on Civilian Casualties of Victim-activated Explosions (January-September) 2008

Summary

From 1 January to 30 September 2008, INSEC district representatives reported 31 incidents with 57 casualties. All the five regions had incidents of victim-activated explosions with central region having the highest number of incidents (12) with 30 casualties, followed by eastern region (8 incidents, 12 casualties) and mid-western region (8 incidents, 9 casualties). Bara and Morang had the highest number of incidents (3) with six casusalties each but Mahottari had the highest number of casualties (7) in two incidents. 23 districts out of 75 had the victim-activated explosions causing civilian casualties. Sunsari, Saptari, Rautahat and Parsa are the new districts where no incidents had been recorded earlier since the INSEC Surveillance System started in June 2006. Among the casualties, 4 were killed and 53 were injured. Among the deceased, two persons died in a single incident in Jajarkot district.

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Period: January- December 2007
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 05/06/2008
Title: INSEC Surveillance on Explosive Device Incidents 2007

Summary
From 1 January to 31 December, INSEC district representatives reported 42 incidents with 104 casualties (13 killed, 91 injured). All the five regions had incidents of unintentional explosions with mid-west region having the highest number of incidents (12) with 17 casualties and followed by eastern region (11) incidents but 44 casualties. Jhapa had the highest number of casualties (32) but in a single incident. The districts to have highest number of casualties were Kailali and Siraha with three incidents each. Twenty-nine districts out of 75 had the unintentional explosions causing civilian casualties.

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Period: July/August 2007
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 15/10/2007
Title: Bimonthly report on civilian casualties of unintentional explosions –July/August 2007

Summary:
In July, INSEC district representatives reported six incidents resulting in nine casualties of which two persons were killed. In August, there were two victim-activated incidents with three casualties. Mid-West region was most affected with three incidents and four casualties while Central region and two incidents and four casualties among whom two were dead.

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Period: May/June 2007
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 08/07/2007
Title: Bimonthly report on civilian casualties of unintentional explosions – May/June 2007

Summary:

In May, INSEC district representatives reported six incidents resulting in 18 casualties of which nine persons were killed. There was no victim-activated incident in June. Western region was most affected with two incidents and 12 casualties among whom nine persons died and one lost one leg.

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Period: March/April 2007
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 03/05/2007
Title: Bimonthly report on civilian casualties of unintentional explosions – March/April 2007

In March, INSEC district representatives reported seven incidents resulting in 39 casualties of one person was killed. In April, INSEC district representatives reported three incidents with four casualties. Mid-Western Region was most affected with five incidents and six casualties while Far-western Region had one incident in Doti with one casualty. Eastern region had one incident with 32 villagers injured.

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Period: January/February 2007
Source: Active Surveillance
Date of issue: 25/03/2007
Title: Bimonthly report on civilian casualties of unintentional explosions – January/February 2007

Summary:
In January, INSEC district representatives reported three incidents resulting in six casualties of which all were injured. In February, INSEC district representatives reported two incidents with two casualties. Mid-Western Region was most affected with three incidents and five casualties while Central region had one incident and two casualties and Eastern region with one casualty in one incident.

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